A .223 Remington and 5.56X45 are not the same. The 5.56 has a longer leade, a longer distance between the bullet start and the onset of the rifling. Here's why it matters.
Converting a standard AR to chamber and fire 9mm or .22 LR isn't as complicated as one may think, but there are some things that need to be done to make it happen.
Learn how to apply your own DuraCoat finish using Lauer Custom Weaponry's new DuraCoat Aerosol Kit with this do-it-yourself guide.
The new Traditions Mountain Rifle is a finely crafted and functional reproduction of the classic 19th century Hawken design.
Do-It-Yourself 80 percent firearm builds represent a great chance to increase your gun knowledge, and they have been becoming more and more popular in recent years.
Do you have your barrel and receiver set up to run flawlessly in your AR-style rifle? Most likely yes, but there are certain configurations that just won’t do and need work to function properly.
Given it's operation in an AR-15, you might think the carrier sees a lot of wear and tear. But its longevity is quite impressive in the overall scheme of things.
American Gunsmithing Institute (AGI) has tons of excellent gunsmithing video courses. Many of these courses are now available at the Gun Digest Store.
Fitting an aftermarket barrel to the Ruger 10/22 is simpler than it is with many firearms, but it does require some knowhow.


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